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Head-Office:  Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute, Pune 411004  

42nd Session

to be held at

Sampurnanand Sanskrit University , Varanasi – 221002

 on 4th, 5th  & 6th November 2004  

            The All-India Oriental Conference, which has for the last eight decades served as the national forum of scholars interested in Orientology, will hold its 42nd Session at Varanasi under the auspices of the Sampurnanand Sanskrit University, on 4th, 5th & 6th November, 2004.  

            The General President of the Conference is Professor (Dr.) K.K. Chaturvedi, Former Director, Kalidasa Academy, Professor Rajendra Mishra, Vice-Chancellor, Sampurnanand Sanskrit University, Varanasi – 221 002, has been elected the Vice-President.  

            The following have been elected Sectional Presidents:  

 1. Vedic -                              Prof. G.U. Thite, Head, Department of Sanskrit, Pali and

                                              Prakrit, University of Pune , Pune – 411 007.  

 2. Irarian -                           Dr. M.N. Khan, Department of Arabic, University of Delhi ,

                                              Delhi – 110 007.  

 3. Classical Sanskrit-          Prof. Sushma Kulshreshtha, Director, Kalidas Academy

                                              of Sanskrit, Music & Fine Arts, KC/12 B, Ashok Vihar,

                                              New Delhi – 110 052.  

 4. Islamic Studies-              Dr. Faiyazul Haqq, Reader, Deptt. of Arabic, University

                                              of Allahabad , Allahabad – 211 002.


 5.Arabic and Persian-         Prof. Abdul Ali, A-8, 81, Medical Colony, Aligarh Muslim                                               University, Aligarh – 202 002.

 6.Pali & Buddhism -            Prof. M.G. Dhadphale, 2, Yashodeep, Rambaug Colony,

                                             Sadashiv Peth, Pune – 411 030.

 7. Prakrit & Jainism -        Prof. Ramajee Roy, Tilak Nagar, Katira Ara, A. & P. Ara,

                                             Bihar – 802 301.

 8. History-                           Kishore Kunal Acharya, Vice Chancellor, Kameshwar Singh                                              Darbhanga Sanskrit University , Darbhanga, Bihar .

 9. Archaeology-                   Prof. Vijay Pandya, University School of Languages,

                                            Gujarat University , Ahmedabad – 380 009, Gujarat .  

 10.Indian Linguistic -        Prof. Vasant Kumar Bhatt, Head of Department of Sanskrit,

                                            Gujarat University , Ahmedabad – 380 009, Gujarat .

 11.Philosophy & Religion-  Prof. Chandra Kant Shukla, Pro-Vice-Chancellor,

                                             Kameshwar Singh Sanskrit University, Darbhanga, Bihar

12.Dravidic Studies -        Prof. P. Syamala Devi, Deptt. of Sanskrit,University                                             of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruananthapuram , Kerala.

13.Technical Sciences & Fine Arts -   Prof. Hari Datta Sharma, Department of                                            Sanskrit, Allahabad University, Allahabad – 211 002.

14.South East Asian Studies -  Prof. Y.P. Dubey, Head of the Department of Sanskrit,

                                                  Bhavan’s Mehta College , Bharwari, Allahabad , U.P.    15.West Asian Studies-         Prof. Mursaleen Ghulam, Deptt of  Arabic, Allahabad

                                                University, Allahabad – 211 002.


 16.Modern Sanskrit-              Prof. Radha Vallabh Tripathi, Visiting Professor of                                                  Sanskrit (Embassy of India ) Silpakorn University ,                                         Bangkok – 10200 Thialand.

 17.Manuscriptology-               Prof. S.P. Sharma, Professor & Chairman, Department of

                                                  Sanskrit, Aligarh Muslim University , Aligarh

18.Epics and Puranas-           Prof. G.K. Dash, Professor, P.G. Department of Sanskrit

                                                 Utkal University ,  Vani Vihar, Bhubaneshwar – 751004.

19.Sanskrit and Computers- Prof. Uma Raman Jha, Principal, Rashtriya Sanskrit

Sansthan, Deemed University, Lucknow Campus,             Vishal Khand, Lucknow – 225 010.

20.Indian Aesthetics &  Poetics-    Prof. R.I. Nanavati, Ex-Director, Oriental Institute,                                                    M. S. University, Opp. Palace Gate, Palace Road ,                                                   Vadodara – 390 001.

            All persons interested in Oriental Learning and Research are requested to enroll themselves as Members of the Conference by filling in the accompanying Membership Form. The subscription for the Session is Rs.100/- and life-membership subscription is Rs.1000/-.

            The membership form, duly filled in and accompanied by the necessary amount of subscription, is to be sent to the General Secretary, AIOC, Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute, Pune 411 004.  The amount should be sent by Demand Draft (drawn in favour of the General Secretary and payable at Pune) only. Cheques will not be accepted.  Life Members are also required to fill in the accompanying form and forward it to the General Secretary, AIOC, Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute, Pune 411 004. The last date for registration of membership is 5th August 2004 .  The fee for lodging and boarding will be decided by the Local Secretary.  

          Scholars are requested to submit research papers typed, in duplicate (one copy to the Local Secretary and one to the Sectional President), for any of the Sections of the Session. The papers should be of the nature of ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTION to the subject. They should not exceed ten double-spaced typed pages, and each should be accompanied by a summary not exceeding three hundred words.  The papers, along with their summaries should be sent to the Local Secretary not later than 15th September 2004 .

            Following prizes will be given to the best papers presented by young scholars in the respective Sections:-

1.      Dr. V.G. Raburkar Prize (Vedic)

2.      Smt. Sushila Devi Mishra Prize (Vedic)

3.      Dr. V.G. Raburkar Prize (Vedanata – Philosophy and Religion)

4.      Dr. V. Raghavan Prize (Religion)

5.      Dr. Jayamanta Mishra Prize (Classical Sanskrit)

6.      Muni Punyavijayaji Prize (Prakrit & Jainism)

7.      D.K. Jain , O.R. Institute Prize (Prakrit & Jainism)

8.      Mrs. Annapurna and Dr. R.K. Sharma Prize (Modern Sanskrit)

9.      Markatavalli Sundareswara Sambhavana Prize (Pandita Parisad)

10.  Sragdhara Nandi Prize (Alamkarasastra)  

On copy of the paper to be submitted for any of the above prizes should be directly sent to the Sectional President of the respective section and one copy should be submitted to the General Secretary.

Prof Dr. Gangadhar Panda                                                               Prof. Dr. Saroja Bhate

     Local Secretary                                                             General Secretary (AIOC)

                                                                                             Prof. Dr. H.K. Satpathy

                                                                                                Joint General Secretary (AIOC)

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